power

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  • Each of the first three powers is available in an advanced form.
  • Production of nuclear power has taken place at two sites along the river.
  • Black is frequently used as a color of power, law and authority.
  • States hold elections every four years and exercise a considerable amount of power.
  • As security from foreign enemies increased, this law-making power became more and more important. Cited from Practical Argumentation, by George K. Pattee
  • Japan is seeking to take its place in the world as a first rate power. Cited from Buddhism and Buddhists in China, by Lewis Hodus
  • This could hardly be done if congress were the treaty-making power. Cited from Studies in Civics, by James T. McCleary
  • One stop shops can show results quickly when their officials have decision making power.
  • The current station is built on the site of a coal-fired power station.
  • Each level of government can be involved in scientific research and international relations associated with its powers.
  • He was named chief in conduct, in service to others, and in power of memory.
  • The League sent a commission of representatives from various powers to the region.
  • The president is a formal head of state with limited specific powers.
  • He thought of it as an institution that was a power for good in the world.
  • A small amount of natural gas is used for domestic power generation.
  • These changes led to the increased power in the artillery weapons of the time.
  • Women and children hold no formal vote in decision-making power in a colony.
  • The local coal-fired power station can be seen on the right of the picture.
  • This caused the pope to be recognized by all the great powers.
  • Without you Germany would have remained a second-rate power. Cited from Germany and the Germans, by Price Collier
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Meaning of power

  • noun Possession of controlling influence
    the deterrent power of nuclear weapons, the power of his love saved her, his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)
  • noun One possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
    the mysterious presence of an evil power, may the force be with you, the forces of evil
  • verb Supply the force or power for the functioning of
    The gasoline powers the engines